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The Gorilla King

Season 25, Episode 11 of 13

In 1974, famed primatologist Dian Fossey introduced a young researcher named Kelly Stewart to a gorilla family. Stewart, daughter of actor James Stewart, was the first to see a tiny new baby gorilla. She named him Titus, and her journal entry began the up-close observation of his life that researchers have continued to this day. NATURE retraces the life of Titus, silverback leader, from birth to present reign, spanning a tumultuous period in the history of a species and a nation.

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1/11/2009
noon
7/25/2010
7 p.m.
7/26/2010
1 a.m.
7/3/2011
7 p.m.
7/4/2011
1 a.m.
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